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Re: Requirement for internal direction changes (was Re: [bidi] Re: Special ordering for BIDI URLs)

From: Slim Amamou <slim@alixsys.com>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 08:38:17 +0100
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To: Ted Hardie <ted.ietf@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 12:20 AM, Ted Hardie <ted.ietf@gmail.com> wrote:

> (...) One discussion point that I seem to recall touched on a context in
> which the
> local language was right-to-left but numbers appearing within the text
> using Hindu-Arabic numerals (0-9) were left-to-right.
>

This is always the case in all RTL languages, digits order in numbers
notation is universally LTR (leftmost digit yields the biggest power of ten)

IRIs should be as universal as numbers.


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